I was over at a friend's house the other day and we got to talking about fly fishing gear. What gear he has, what he wants, what his wife will let him have and what he can buy without her knowing. Somewhat of a harmonious relationship, he sneaks to buy more gear and she secretly buys things he doesn't know about.
Some buddies I know have limited gear, hey that's cool, whatever gets the job done and everyone has their favorite rod to use so no matter how many 5 weights or 7 weights you can own, you know you're always going to use that go to favorite!
Another buddy I know who lives in Alaska should be seeing a therapist regarding his addiction, uhh when you reach the 12-20 fly rod status you either break a ton of rods or you just can have enough G loomis, Orvis, Sages or Scott rods. I personally won't speak of how many I own, it doesn't matter really, I just keep buying more each year and hope my bank account will support it.
One thing is for certain, once you reach the level of chasing various species, the Saltwater game and travel destinations, the need for higher weight rods, 4 piece vs 2pieces all go up and therefore your budget depletes...it's all good though!
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